Japanese Laceleaf Maple

Our ten year old Japanese maple is in the front garden, southern exposure, full sun. We’re in Toronto. It’s been a beautiful plant, but this spring it’s only producing leaves on the outer branch tips. I’ve trimmed it over the…

Is my shishigashira japanese maple dying?

Hi, I have a shishigashira japanese maple planted in a south facing location on the side of the house. It is approx. 10 yrs old and has grown to almost the top of the 1st floor. In the spring of…

Japanese Maple is not blooming

Dear Master Gardener It’s now May 21 and my Japanese Maple hasn’t bloomed (but they have bloomed around our neighborhood.) I know we had a longer, cooler wet spring and a late spring freeze, so I’m unsure if that’s a…

What to do with my Japanese maple tree..?

Hi there, I live in Toronto, ON and have a Japanese maple tree that was always healthy for approx. 6 years. This was up until last winter when a winter storm knocked some of the small branches off and I…